Jane Addams is used as a model to demonstrate a philanthropist in action, improving many situations, not only in the city of Chicago, but also at state, national and international levels.
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This lesson guides learners as they inform a public audience about philanthropic acts that enhance the common good. The learners write newspaper articles that describe their own acts of service and volunteerism or those of other individuals or groups in their community.
Unit: What Does It Take?
Students will become aware of current issues in politics as well as the points of view of the candidates in regard to civic virtue and the creation of a civil society.
This lesson introduces the definition of philanthropy. The children are given the opportunity to see that philanthropy is something in which they are capable of participating. The memory building game stimulates the children to choose many different ways of being philanthropic. The...
Students will interact with older citizens in order to make intergenerational connections in the community, discover the wealth of history around us, and develop pride in and a sense of connection to our community.
This lesson is intended for use in the "Community Helpers" unit. For this lesson, the role of a community helper from the governmental sector, the mail carrier, is explored. Students will evaluate the importance of an efficient movement of products and ideas in the community....
This lesson will introduce rights and responsibilities of citizens in society, in our classroom and community. Learners will identify core democratic values, ethical conduct and personal virtue.